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Old 07-03-2019, 10:28 AM   #1
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Default I have $600 burning a hole in my pocket

I think I want NV.
So do I get a Photon from @OutdoorLegacy now or wait months for the Wraith?

I could get a couple ground blinds or ladder stands or.....
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Old 07-03-2019, 10:29 AM   #2
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Old 07-03-2019, 10:29 AM   #3
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Blow it at a Strip Club....
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Old 07-03-2019, 10:30 AM   #4
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I would get the ATN 4k 5x20 !
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Old 07-03-2019, 10:32 AM   #5
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Old 07-03-2019, 10:35 AM   #6
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Old 07-03-2019, 10:35 AM   #7
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Send me that $600 and I will send you this one. You can be hog hunting next weekend


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Old 07-03-2019, 10:37 AM   #8
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Old 07-03-2019, 10:38 AM   #9
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Old 07-03-2019, 10:43 AM   #10
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Old 07-03-2019, 10:45 AM   #11
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:06 AM   #12
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I'd stick with the photon or wraith. I would personally wait on the wraith. But, would stay far away anything ATN.
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:09 AM   #13
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I'd save it and put it to a thermal instead of a cheap NV. You will not regret a thermal any second
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:19 AM   #14
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:25 AM   #15
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:26 AM   #16
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Maybe you could buy you some aluminum foil headgear.

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Old 07-03-2019, 11:26 AM   #17
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Buy a Photon RT for $300-$360 and go hit some slots or blackjack at Winstar with the rest.
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:46 AM   #18
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Buy a Photon RT for $300-$360 and go hit some slots or blackjack at Winstar with the rest.
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:48 AM   #19
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:54 AM   #20
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its only $450 on amazon brand new....
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:54 AM   #21
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I’ll sell you a new pocket for $600
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:55 AM   #22
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Old 07-03-2019, 11:55 AM   #23
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Old 07-03-2019, 12:00 PM   #24
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Give it to your wife let her get her something with it


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Old 07-03-2019, 12:04 PM   #25
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Old 07-03-2019, 12:33 PM   #26
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Old 07-03-2019, 12:36 PM   #27
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Old 07-03-2019, 12:39 PM   #28
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I have used every single digital NV scope on the market that has come out in the past five years. Here is what I have learned:

-Sightmark is owned by Sellmark. Sellmark also owns Pulsar. They have incredible customer support with fast turn arounds.
-Photon is great.
-Wraith had a very smooth launch and lots of great feedback. The best launch for any budget friendly digital NV optic that I have ever seen. There were minor issues with the first batch but Sightmark customer service fixed them and had less than a week turn around.
-ATN products are hit or miss. The 4K units are better but ATN customer service isn't the best. I stay away from all ATN thermal or NV.
-Whatever scope you get spend money on an upgraded light.

I like the wraith but if I was on a hard $600 budget I would get a used photon and buy an upgraded IR. If you can spend $100 more I'd say wait for the wraith and get an upgraded IR light.

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Old 07-03-2019, 12:45 PM   #29
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A buddy of mine has thermal after a photon. Hes also got a wraith. He like the photon more than the wraith
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Old 07-03-2019, 12:46 PM   #30
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weather radio.... :-)
FIFY
You forgot the smiley face indicating you was teasing me ;-)

AH haaaa

That's a real "Smart" answer
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Old 07-03-2019, 12:50 PM   #31
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UM NO :-)

She might be in the market an updated version of me. I'm glad I'm the only me she's found. Course She quit looking for good 6/10/95.

I told her to pick herself something nice out. Here's a 2k budget. She said no it's your money. So I haven't decided how to feel about that response.
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Old 07-03-2019, 12:52 PM   #32
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I have used every single digital NV scope on the market that has come out in the past five years. Here is what I have learned:

-Sightmark is owned by Sellmark. Sellmark also owns Pulsar. They have incredible customer support with fast turn arounds.
-Photon is great.
-Wraith had a very smooth launch and lots of great feedback. The best launch for any budget friendly digital NV optic that I have ever seen. There were minor issues with the first batch but Sightmark customer service fixed them and had less than a week turn around.
-ATN products are hit or miss. The 4K units are better but ATN customer service isn't the best. I stay away from all ATN thermal or NV.
-Whatever scope you get spend money on an upgraded light.

I like the wraith but if I was on a hard $600 budget I would get a used photon and buy an upgraded IR. If you can spend $100 more I'd say wait for the wraith and get an upgraded IR light.
I already have the light.
Sniper Hawg Light 66LRX. I have the Red,White, Green and 850 IR LEDs.
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Old 07-03-2019, 12:54 PM   #33
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FIFY
You forgot the smiley face indicating you was teasing me ;-)

AH haaaa

That's a real "Smart" answer



I'm always that way...It's a given..
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Old 07-03-2019, 12:56 PM   #34
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She is testing you to see how serious you are about wanting her to use it.
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Old 07-03-2019, 12:57 PM   #35
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Old 07-03-2019, 01:03 PM   #36
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I already have the light.
Sniper Hawg Light 66LRX. I have the Red,White, Green and 850 IR LEDs.
Perfect, then get the wraith!
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Old 07-03-2019, 01:06 PM   #37
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its only $450 on amazon brand new....
I never said it was a good deal
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Old 07-03-2019, 01:12 PM   #38
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This is obviously the correct answer here.
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Old 07-03-2019, 01:28 PM   #39
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I think I want NV.
So do I get a Photon from @OutdoorLegacy now or wait months for the Wraith?

I could get a couple ground blinds or ladder stands or.....


Pushbutton I sent you a pm


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Old 07-03-2019, 01:41 PM   #40
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Old 07-03-2019, 03:30 PM   #41
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I am currently on the long waiting list fro the Wraith. Maybe someday soon I will get a call.
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Old 07-03-2019, 03:33 PM   #42
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Dump it into Bitcoin and next thing you know, you'll have even more money burning a hole in your pocket.
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Old 07-03-2019, 05:58 PM   #43
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Old 07-03-2019, 06:27 PM   #44
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Haven’t used my Wraith yet. only sighted it in. Anyone interested in taking it for $500 shipped? It’ll come with a small external battery and a micro SD card. It has the new update that fixed the “reticle jump” bug.

Only toying with getting rid of it because I have no place to use it and I’d rather see someone else use it. It’s a great unit, very nice!

Pm me if interested. In no rush to sell, just feeling for interests.
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Old 07-03-2019, 06:28 PM   #45
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Haven’t used my Wraith yet. only sighted it in. Anyone interested in taking it for $500 shipped? It’ll come with a small external battery and a micro SD card. It has the new update that fixed the “reticle jump” bug.

Only toying with getting rid of it because I have no place to use it and I’d rather see someone else use it. It’s a great unit, very nice!

Pm me if interested. In no rush to sell, just feeling for interests.
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Old 07-03-2019, 06:39 PM   #46
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Run over to the casino and bet it all on BLACK


What happened to the other $1400?
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Old 07-03-2019, 06:49 PM   #47
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Donate it to the big daddy hunting funds. 100percent will be used
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Old 07-03-2019, 09:26 PM   #48
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Run over to the casino and bet it all on BLACK


What happened to the other $1400?
:-)

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Old 07-03-2019, 09:53 PM   #49
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Old 07-03-2019, 10:49 PM   #50
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Don’t let him kid you... the bigdaddy fund would go toward poker buy-ins
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